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Chelsea Small attempts a header shot at NM State on Friday.
WAC honors Small
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 10/17/2011
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DENVER – The Western Athletic Conference honored Idaho soccer player Chelsea Small as its Verizon Offensive Player of the Week after she led Idaho to a 1-0-1 record and scored in consecutive games the week of Oct. 10-16.

Small, a junior from Solana Beach, Calif. (Torrey Pines HS), scored on a free kick in the team’s 1-1 draw at New Mexico State on Friday, then blasted in a header to give the Vandals a 1-0 road win at Louisiana Tech on Sunday.

The goals add to Small’s already-school-record totals of 30 career goals, 12 game-winners and 71 points. She leads Idaho this season with nine scores, three assists and 21 total points. Small has notched a goal in three of the team’s last four games.

“They were both phenomenal goals, “Idaho head coach Pete Showler said. “The free kick was a tremendous dipping shot, then the header was just a bullet, so it was two quality goals, but more importantly, it was two key goals at crucial times. As she’ll tell you, it came from great build-up play, but she’s just a clinical finisher.”

Small’s scores helped Idaho run its unbeaten streak to three games and put the team into sole possession of third place in the WAC with a 2-2-1 record and seven points with two conference matches remaining this weekend against Utah State and Nevada.

The Vandals kick off against Utah State at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, and then host Nevada on Sunday, Oct. 23 in the team’s Senior Day match. Both games will be played at Guy Wicks Field.

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